The Moscow Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to strengthen, promote, and lead the business and economic community and support the free enterprise system while preserving and enhancing the quality of life.
MEET OUR PEOPLE
Sam Martinet holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and served in the United States Marine Corps as a logistics analyst. She is also a 2018 graduate of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce Leadership Moscow program and has served as the Vice President of the Latah County United Way. Sam is an energetic, passionate, leader and a self-proclaimed “eternal optimist.” Her extensive background in community relations, leadership development, and program management has given her a solid foundation to serve Moscow’s business community.
Sam is your resource for business support and advocacy. Contact Sam for Membership discussions, including ways to maximize the benefits of being an MCOC+VC Member.
DIRECTOR OF TOURISM + MARKETING
Dre Arman graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2013 with a bachelors degree in Tourism, Leisure, and Event Planning, and has over a decade of experience in the events, marketing, and tourism industries. Her eclectic range of hobbies and interests include enjoying craft beer, befriending dogs, playing soccer, waterfowl hunting, listening to live music, + more.
Dre is the point of contact for MCOC+VC events and programming. Questions about sponorships or Member marketing opportunities? Send Dre an email!
Sarah Tucker obtained her Associate’s degree from Grays Harbor College. She gained her professional experience by providing business consultations to small businesses and non-profits in Western Washington before moving on to hold consulting contracts with larger firms. Sarah relocated to Moscow in 2020 where she’s found a sense of belonging in the community. She is now the owner of a small floral design business, Garden and Villa, and is a member of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce.
Contact Sarah for general billing inquries or questions about the MCOC+VC. Looking to get the word out about your business’s events or promotions? Email Sarah to submit your information and graphics.
Eija Sumner studied art & design while playing soccer at the University of Idaho, before finishing up her undergraduate studies at Washington State University – Vancouver. She has a MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Hamline University, and is a published children’s author.
Questions about local and regional legislative affairs can be directed to Eija by email.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
The Chamber of Commerce provides:
Referrals of member businesses to people needing goods and services in the Moscow area through telephone contact with staff, e-mail, online, and the Member Business Directory. Event and business promotion through economical advertising in the, “Choose the Palouse” Visitor Guide, Relocation Kits and the Events Calendar.
Current Issues of interest to the community tackled by the monthly Membership Luncheons.A unique two-day interactive educational experience through the Annual Legislative Tour, which brings members to Boise during the legislative session to meet with chief elected officials, agency staff, and legislators.
Leadership Moscow works to cultivate leaders in Moscow and Latah County by offering a concentrated, hands-on learning experience to enhance and build leadership qualities. Leadership Moscow works to develop advocates for Moscow and its surrounding rural communities who will serve as a voice for the Moscow and Latah County for generations to come.
Opportunities to make contacts through Chamber functions such as Membership Luncheons, Business After Hours, the annual Chamber auction, and other events. Introduction to the community through a new member feature in the newsletter and Facebook with the ability to expand contacts and clients through display of company brochures and business cards in the Chamber Visitor Center. Interaction with neighboring communities in North Idaho and Eastern Washington through alliances with chamber and economic development groups.